Guaranteed minimum income beneficiaries

In 2017, a monthly average of 140,149 persons benefited from a guaranteed minimum income in Belgium. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, the number of guaranteed minimum income beneficiaries must decrease.

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Guaranteed minimum income beneficiaries - Belgium

average monthly number

thousand persons

 2003200520102012201320142015201620172017//20032017//2012
Belgium74.176.395.695.899.1102.8116.2127.2140.24.77.9
//: Average Growth Rates

PPS Social Integration (2018), Bulletin Statistique Numéro 21 - Juillet 2018, p. 10.

Guaranteed minimum income: average amount per year by category - Belgium

thousands of euros

 2003200520102012201320142015201620172017//20032017//2012
1: person living together4.74.95.86.36.56.56.66.97.02.92.3
2: single person or homeless (with integration contract)7.17.48.89.49.79.89.910.310.62.92.3
3: person with dependent family9.49.911.712.612.913.113.213.714.12.92.3
//: Average Growth Rates

Calculations FPB based on PPS Social Integration (2018), Montants (équivalent) RI de 2005 à aujourd'hui, https://www.mi-is.be/fr/outils-cpas/montants (consulted on 02/10/2018).

UN target: 1.3 - Implement nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all, including floors, and by 2030 achieve substantial coverage of the poor and the vulnerable.

UN indicator: the selected indicator is related to indicator 1.3.1 - Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems, by sex, distinguishing children, unemployed persons, older persons, persons with disabilities, pregnant women, newborns, work-injury victims and the poor and the vulnerable.

Sources

  • SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals: United Nations (2015), Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 25 September 2015, document A/RES/70/1.

  • Indicators: United Nations (2017), Work of the Statistical Commission pertaining to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 6 July 2017, document A/RES/71/313.

  • UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/ (consulted on 23/10/2018).

  • Sustainable Development Goal indicators website: https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/ (consulted on 23/10/2018).

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